Innovation Communities

RSA Keynote: Solving The World’s Problems Differently

Don Tapscott’s February keynote at the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) on how new global non-state networks are offering powerful new solutions for cooperation, problem solving and governance. Watch …   Read more

Telefonica Guest Post: New Global Networks Offer Great Promise

From our inability to come to agreements on everything from climate change, fighting poverty, Palestinian statehood or how to govern the global financial system, many people are questioning why existing approaches have proven so inadequate …   Read more

Forbes: 9 Approaches To Addressing The World’s Problems

We are reaching a point in history where we are seeing alternatives to the idea of nation-states as governing bodies and cooperation on a global level. According to thought leader Don Tapscott in his recent speech …   Read more

Don Tapscott Appointed Chancellor Of Trent University

The Senate of Trent University is pleased to announce its decision to approve the appointment of Mr. Don Tapscott to be installed as Trent University’s eleventh chancellor at Convocation ceremonies to be held Friday, June …   Read more

Why Apple Has To Become More Open

This is an age of openness and transparency. Hierarchies and tyrants are so 20th century. So why is it that the most successful corporation on the planet in this new millennium has been a secretive …   Read more

Don Tapscott At SXSW 2013

Don Tapscott shares some initial conclusions from a multi-million dollar study he is leading about how new patterns of connection can fulfill their enormous potential in fixing a broken world. Read the full description on …   Read more

Let’s Crowdsource Canada

The Globe and Mail features high-profile Canadians commenting on the Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s Top 10 reasons Canadian competitiveness is dropping. Read Don Tapscott’s feature in The Globe and Mail. 

Tapscott & Williams Launch A TED Short EBook

Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams launch a new short ebook with TED Books, Radical Openness: Four Unexpected Principles for Success. Tapscott and Williams show how transparency, collaboration and openness are part of a revolutionary new …   Read more

The Week University (As We Know It) Ended

If there is one issue that is buzzing through Davos like a prairie fire among thoughtful people, it’s that the time has finally come to reinvent higher learning. Read the full article.

Philanthropy In The Age Of Networked Intelligence

As we enter the age of ‘networked intelligence’, philanthropy is going through a profound change. This has big implications for fundraisers and donors alike. In the old model, NGOs courted individuals and institutions. If successfully …   Read more